Label marked “Bibliothèque de Victor Morin”. 3.8 x 4.9 cm. Harrod & Ayearst Supp. Masson Coll. Vol. IX, #1576.
Victor Morin was born in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. He became a notary in 1888 and worked at his profession into his 90's. He served on many boards and committees, including the National and Historic Sites and Monuments Board (1921-24) and the Provincial Commission for Preservation of Historic Monuments from 1922. He was president of the St. Jean Baptiste Society (1915-24), a prominent numismatist and member of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society, was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1916, and for thirty-three years he was treasurer of the Board of Notaries. Until the age of seventy he lectured on civil law at the University of Montreal. He published many works including Medailles d’ecernées aux Indiens, 1915. (Wallace).
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